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Level measurement in glass vessels with 80 GHz radar sensor

06. December
In addition to the many other advantages of the new radar sensors, two aspects make level measurement with 80 GHz in glass vessels particularly interesting: the small process fittings and the ability to measure through non-conductive materials. De Dietrich Process Systems, a company specializing in QVF® glass equipment, uses the new high-frequency radar based level technology to allow its users to significantly improve process monitoring.

The radar level transmitter VEGAPULS 64 delivers reliable measurement under fluctuating process conditions

20. November
One of the major process conditions in this  production facility is strong foaming.
The specialty chemicals manufacturer CHT Germany GmbH uses the VEGAPULS 64 radar level transmitter to protect its tank stirring units. Its process measurement has a direct effect on the power output of the agitator motors in the mixing tanks.

Radar sensors from VEGA ensure accurate metering in lubricant production

11. October
Both level (left) and pressure (right) are measured in the autoclave.
Keeping track of several hundred tanks is anything but easy. The contents must be precisely measured and documented so that the metering of individual ingredients is correct. At the same time, this is the most important source of information for purchasing and sales. That’s why pressure and level at Zeller+Gmelin are not only measured by VEGA sensors, the measured values are also recorded in the VEGA Inventory System.

Assistance in the search for leaks

18. September
Sewers are regularly checked for unwanted water ingress, for example to determine if and where a sewer needs to be repaired. However, measuring the flow rate in partially filled sewer pipes is never easy. Thanks to its compact design, the VEGAPULS 64 radar sensor has proven to be a real problem solver for this.

VEGAPULS 69 supplies exact measured values for reliable production of high-quality chocolate

30. August
If there is a lack of raw materials, chocolate production at RITTER SPORT is at risk of coming to a standstill. By providing reliable measured values, the radar level transmitter VEGAPULS 69 ensures sufficient inventory levels in the raw material silos.

Relying on our own measurement technology – level measurement of silicone gel

26. July
Electronics manufacturing in Schiltach is responsible for the intelligent inner 'brains' of all VEGA products.
The radar sensor VEGAPULS 64 also optimizes one of VEGA's own processes in electronics manufacturing in Schiltach, where more than one million printed circuit boards are produced every year for both sensors and signal conditioning instruments.

Shingle manufacturer achieves precise pump control with VEGA 80 GHz level sensor

04. May
Shingles are dipped in asphalt and asphalt is measured with the VEGAPULS 64 radar sensor for liquid level.
4mm of liquid asphalt was the difference between running a pump at 0% and 100% capacity for a Canadian shingle company. They found the to-the-drop level measurement they needed with the VEGAPULS 64 radar sensor. Learn more in this success story.

Level Measurement 101: Through-air Radar Does It All

28. March
Through-air radar for level measurement comes in a variety of antenna sizes.
In the second installment of Level Measurement 101, our series on level measurement technologies, Radar Product Manager Greg Tischler explains how through-air radar operates and why now is the best time to use this technology to monitor level in liquids and bulk solids applications.

Interview: Darrell Fairbanks

13. March
Field Service Technician and trainer extraordinaire Darrell Fairbanks has spent 35 years working in industrial instrumentation, the last 17 years with VEGA Americas. In this interview, hear what makes end users excited about the VEGAPULS 64 liquid level radar sensor and what makes Darrell excited to come to work every morning.

VEGAPULS 64 level sensor monitors active ingredient concentration in pharmaceuticals

08. December 2017
The dual requirements for instrumentation used in drug manufacturing demand both perfect hygiene and maximum precision: even the smallest accuracy deviations in a process can lead to large differences in the potency of the medicine. A pharmaceutical company near Shanghai uses extraction processes to produce biological drugs with highly precise dosages of active ingredients.
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